With the advent of Artificial Intelligence based derma care, we’re witnessing a flood of over-the-counter active skincare ingredients. After coming across hundreds of pop ads and videos, terms like Hyaluronic acid, AHA-BHA, Vitamin C, Retinol, Niancinamide etc. are getting too familiar to us. But what actually are these active skincare ingredients and why should we use them? More importantly, which ones of these are acing the game right now? Let’s take a shallow dive.
Active Skincare Ingredients are active concentrated chemicals that usually target a specific skin condition to give you faster and better results. These are usually the ingredients that dermatologists use and prescribe when you have a certain skin concern. Because of relatively higher yet safe concentration of some active chemicals, these treatments guarantee a higher chance of ameliorating an existing skin condition as compared to regular products.
Now, in class for the best in game Active Skincare Ingredients :
- The Ayurveda Company Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid Serum
While Vitamin C targets any sort of pigmentation, dark spots and dullness in skin, Hyaluronic acid actively provides hydration and moisture to the skin. Together, this powerful duo stands a strong chance of reducing signs of ageing giving you a brighter looking youthful skin.
- Bodywise AHA-BHA foaming Cleanser
Glycolic Acid is a known Alpha Hydroxy acid that targets clogged pores, blackheads, whiteheads etc. while Salicylic Acid is a Beta Hydroxy Acid which is one of the best in game ingredient to target active acne (pustules, papules, cystic acne etc.) and reduce overall generation of blackheads. Together, in this face wash they offer a power action formula for deep cleansing of pores to target the aforementioned concerns.
- Dr Sheth’s Centella and Niancinamide Serum
Niancinamide is the best in game for fading acne marks. Together with Centella, this serum will help you get over those pesky acne marks for a clearer looking skin. With regular usage, this product guarantees some game changing effects on skin.
- The Derma Co Retinol and Caffeine Eye Serum
Eye area has the most sensitive skin in your entire face. It’s prone to dark circles, puffiness, fine lines, wrinkles, dehydration and other such blood sucking concerns. This gel -like serum helps you address all those issues in 21 days. Retinol and Peptide in this serum help reduce fine lines and ageing while caffeine as it’s known for, helps reduce puffiness and dark circles. It’s suggested that you start using these ingredients in your 20s to avoid signs of ageing later.
- Minimalist Sepicalm 3% and Oats Moisturiser
This moisturizer provides you the best of both worlds. It hydrates and nourishes your skin to its very core while avoiding any sort of oil or greasiness to layer up on your face. It also provides glow and shine to your skin and avoids ageing and inflammation of skin.
These skincare ingredients have gotten your back like a trampoline. So don’t stress out any further for an active skin concern just turn to an active skincare ingredient. While they’re certainly a better fit than products with passive ingredients, it is advised not to take them without prescription.
Let us know in the comments below how they worked out for you!
BLOG BY: Ms. SHUBHANTIKA PADHI